Year: 1999 Source: Southern Medical Journal, v.92, no.9, (September 1999), p.846-856 SIEC No: 20030118

This article presents a clinical overview of currently available treatments of depression, with an emphasis on primary practice. It discusses patient education & support, evaluation of suicide risk, psychotherapy, & antidepressant medications. It also reviews medications with a focus on mechanism of action, side-effect profile, & clinical use. (68 refs)